Thursday, March 22, 2012

Spring Events 2012

Despite a Winter than included an unusual amount of Spring-like weather, true Spring is on its way. Longer days and milder temperatures allow a greater variety of outdoor activity. Birds migrate, wildflowers bloom, morels appear, and many events occur throughout the region. 

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Spring events near Kalamazoo

March 1- April 30 Butterflies are Blooming at Meijer Gardens Grand Rapids

March 24th Wenke Greenhouse tour 9-10:30am Reservations Kalamazoo

March 24 23rd Annual Walk for the Homeless Kalamazoo River Valley Trail Kalamazoo

March 31 Rain Garden workshop 9:00am-12:00 noon reservations required $25 Grand Rapids

April 14 Friends of Indiana Dunes Native Plant Sale 8 am -1 pm Indiana Dunes State Park (free admission) Chesterton,IN

April 14 Annual Midwest Crane Count 5:30-7:30 am

April 20 WMEAC Earth Day 6-11 pm Grand Rapids

April 20-21 7th Annual Lakeshore Earth Day Celebration Grand Haven

April 21-29, National Park Week

April 22 Free Admission for Earth Day at Kellogg Bird Sanctuary 11:00am - 4:00pm Augusta

April 27-28 Thornapple Woodpecker Festival Middleville

April 28 Green-A-Thon 2012 Celery Flats Portage

May 5-12 Tulip Time festival Holland

May 9 Spring Blooms in the Dunes (and Native Plant Sale 9am - 3pm) Gillette Visitor Center Hoffmaster State Park Muskegon

May 12 Lees' Kayak & Canoe Demo day Kalamazoo

May 13-18 Kalamazoo Bike Week Kalamazoo

May 18-20 Great Lakes Kite Festival 2012 Grand Haven

May 19 Family Fishing Fair Ramona Park 10am-1pm Portage

Also consider

Maple Syrup Events

Vegetable planting dates

Earth Day Activities throughout Michigan

Earth Day events in Metro Detroit

Wild Ones (Kalamazoo Chapter) Programs & Field Trips

Battle Creek Cleanwater Events

Tawas Point Birding Festival Iosco County May 17–20

Event listings from Discover Kalamazoo

Gazelle Sports' calendar of West Michigan Races & Running Workshops

League of Michigan Bicyclists Michigan Bicycling Calendar

Outdoor Athlete has lists for Michigan running, biking and triathlon events.

Spring weekend getaways

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